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Michael Flood

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Unpacking the Man Box

This study finds young Australian men’s belief in rigid masculine stereotypes has a stronger impact on whether they will use violence, sexually harass women, or experience mental ill-health themselves, than other factors including their education levels, where they live or their cultural heritage.
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Masculinities and health: attitudes towards men and masculinities in Australia

This report documents the character of attitudes towards men and masculinity in Australia.
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The Man Box: a study on being a young man in Australia

This study by Jesuit Social Services’ and The Men’s Project, involving 1,000 men aged 18 to 30 has shown that young men who comply with society’s pressures to be a ‘real man’ report poorer mental health, are twice as likely to consider suicide, more likely...
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Universities have a problem with sexual assault and harassment: here’s how to fix it

Universities must act to prevent sexual assault and harassment from happening in the first place, writes Michael Flood.
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Men can make a difference: engaging men on gender equality

Drawing on the latest evidence and experience, this report offers a set of recommendations for how organisations can engage men effectively to achieve gender equality at work.